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CAEDC Hires New Director of Economic Development

Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Janet Anderson as the new Director of Economic Development. Anderson comes to CAEDC with 36 years of experience …

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Five Cumberland County Projects Receive Grant Money

Recently, the Governor’s Office announced a series of grant funding that will support organizations and projects in Cumberland County. The first set of grant funding came from RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital …

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Renovated West Shore Theatre Re-Opens in New Cumberland

After a four-year closure, the West Shore Theatre in New Cumberland celebrated its re-opening with an open house on May 7, 2022. Held in conjunction with New Cumberland Community Day, …

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Cumberland Valley’s Outdoor Recreation Assets Important to Economy & Quality of Life

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the significance of outdoor recreation to our health and well-being while also shining a light on the complex interconnectedness of outdoor recreation to land and natural …

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CAEDC Works With Area Chambers of Commerce

Since its founding in 2005, CAEDC has prioritized working with our partners throughout Cumberland Valley to promote economic development, drive growth, create jobs, and improve the quality of life for …

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CAEDC Welcomes New Businesses to Cumberland Valley

In the first quarter of 2022, CAEDC welcomed these new businesses to Cumberland Valley. The combination of local businesses and chain stores testifies to the region’s continued economic growth. January 2022 One13 …

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Position Available: Director of Finance and Administration

Purpose: The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for oversight and management of the organization's financial and administrative activities. The Director oversees financing of projects, internal accounting activities, budgeting, …

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SmartAsset Ranks Mechanicsburg in Top 5 for Best Places to Retire in PA

SmartAsset, a personal finance company, ranked Mechanicsburg as #5 among the best places to retire in Pennsylvania. Nationally, Mechanicsburg ranked #50. To determine the rankings, SmartAsset gathered data on three separate …

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How Restaurants Changed to Survive COVID-19

Restrictions to reduce COVID-19's spread changed how businesses operated. From mask policies and 6-foot waymarks to contactless options and nationwide shutdowns, restaurants updated their practices to survive the pandemic while …

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Local Share Account Statewide Grant Program for Non-Profits Update

3/3/22 UPDATE: Due to the outstanding community response, Friday, March 4 is the final day that applications will be accepted by CAEDC.  If you didn’t already submit your application, we’d …

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